Richard Trengove, a Melbourne-born Salesman, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 18 August 1914. He received his first promotion to Corporal on 28 April 1915 followed by Temporary Sergeant on 09 October and to full Sergeant on 27 December 1915 before being transferred to the 60th Battalion on 24 February 1916. He was later wounded in action in France on 19 July 1916 with a gunshot wound to the head and admitted to hospital until 25 September whereupon he re-joined his battalion. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 3 January 1917. He was discharged as of 6 November 1918 as æmedially unfit' due to shell shock.
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